PARADIP: Paradip Police on Wednesday arrested Md Babul from Kolkata for his alleged involvement in the murder of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Private Limited (SSPL) manager, Mahendra Swain. Babul was produced before a court in Kolkata after his arrest from Waris Nagari in Khidirapura area of Kolkata and is being brought to Odisha on transit remand, reports said.
It may be recalled that on October 26 last year, gun shots were fired at Swain near Ambedkar Bhawan at Madhuban Colony in Paradip. Two miscreants had hurled crude hand bombs at the SUV in which Swain was travelling. While Swain was fleeing to save himself after alighting from the vehicle, miscreants fired two rounds at him leading to his death. Odisha Stevedores Limited (OSL) chief, Mahimananda Mishra has already been arrested in the case.